Rainbows in my kitchen

Author: Mihaela Elena Balint

The rainbow in the bible is a symbol for hope, new beginnings, promises that must be kept. After the Flood, God promised to Noah that He will never destroy mankind again. In fact, there would be no need for any divine intervention. Giving people free will, God made them able to destroy themselves. The entire world is now in a challenging situation. The humankind is forced to re-evaluate its position in relation to nature and the path we choose to go in the future. These days the rainbow becomes a symbol that Everything will be alright! It is up to all of us for these words to turn into reality.

For the activity “Rainbows in my kitchen”, children drew, painted and made a lot of rainbow crafts. They made different types of rainbows with a scientific touch.

Materials used:

  • Salt with big crystals
  • Food colourings, Easter egg dye, or simply painting colours
  • Jar or paper cups for each colour of the rainbow
  • Spoons
  • Paper plates (optional, however, the salt will dry more rapidly on plates)
  • Water
  • A nice bottle or tall jar
  • Some ribbons for decoration.
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Aquelando at home

Author: Patricia Barciela

Date: 13 March 2020 to 30 April 2020

Aquelando at home” comes every day to Galician homes presenting experiments, challenges, activities and much more, all recorded and sent to the program by children, teachers, scientists and science communicators from all over Galicia on a voluntary basis.

Through a call made by the teachers and science communicators through social networks, public participation has exceeded initial expectations and has created an unexpected and genuine science education project.

Educational and collaborative science TV block broadcasted by TVG2, the regional television channel, as support to Galician students while schools remain closed.
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